Designed with world-renowned trombonists Andy Martin and Alastair Kay, the YSL-897Z Custom Z trombone is perfectly suited for a wide variety of performance situations and features two interchangeable leadpipes named Z1 for Mr. Martin and Z2 for Mr. Kay.
As well as the two leadpipes (which vary in taper to give a different response) the 897Z has the following main features:
A one-piece bell that has an axial (lengthwise) seam, making it a continuous extension of the instrument's material. This results in pure, uniform resonance and superior tone. The hand hammered yellow brass bell produces a pure and perfectly-balanced tone with quick response and extra presence due to advanced manufacturing techniques.
The hand lapped tuning slide ensures an absolutely perfect fit and seal between the slide parts. Such a perfect fit helps to achieve smooth air flow and smooth action and improve the response and intonation of the instrument.
The outer slide is made of a one-piece drawn brass and it maintains a perfectly accurate diameter through its length. This type of construction ensures airtightness, smooth action and exceptional durability. The outer slide is fit with extremely close tolerances making the horn respond quickly and effortlessly.
The chrome plated inner slide is very durable and has a quick, sensitive response. In addition, it is a one-piece drawn slide. The weight across the whole instrument is perfectly balanced to ensure the player can feel comfortable and perform without concern.
The 897Z Trombone features a .484" - .490" dual bore set-up. Along with the 7.5" bell this makes for a compact and flexible sound that is perfect for Jazz. As ever with Yamaha the lacquer is perfect and far in advance of the competition in terms of durability and quality of manufacturing.
In summary, this YSL-897Z is a fantastic small bore jazz Trombone. It not only is far better put together than its US counterparts but now it blows as well or better in the eyes (and ears) of most players!
We have a variety of testing environments instore for customers to experience and enjoy. Our range of testing rooms are available to pre-book and we can even reserve stock in advance so if you're making a jouney to see us we can be prepared to make it a special experience for you.
Our specialist trained staff are able to help you. Please contact us or call us on 01628 630800
Dawkes Music & Windcraft Ltd are a globally recognised UK based Music Industry company that have expert staff who specialise in products, performance, teaching and repairing in the brass and woodwind sector.
Purchasing a first Instrument outright need not be an expensive risk with our buy-back scheme. Return your Instrument in good condition within 6 months and we will refund 90% of the purchase price less the original VAT paid.
|Your original purchase price:||£2,195.00|
|We deduct the original VAT paid||£-365.83|
|We make a charge of 10%||£-182.92|
|Total Amount Refunded||£1,646.25|
|Total Cost for 6 Months use||£548.75|
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